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Beyond Trek Podcast

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This podcast covers Star Trek on social media and around the web. We go beyond the show into the hearts and lives of its makers and the fans. Support this podcast:

59 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

Beyond Trek - Episode 41 - Lower Decks S01E01 Review

August 10th, 2020


First Stop: SECOND CONTACT! Star Trek: Lower Decks shines! Join Big J, Watney, Dag, and special guest Brian from Starship Tempest and discover the heart and hilarity of the latest installment in the Trek franchise, …

Beyond Trek - Episode 40 - Lower Decks Preview

August 4th, 2020


You're just 2 days away from the US and Canada premiere of Star Trek: Lower Decks.  Right now, Big J, Watney, and Dag open up the Canon of Worms and serve up everything we know about the writers, the actors, the …

BTP - RiffTreks - 06 - Code of Honor

July 20th, 2020


In this segment, we riff on the widely acclaimed (read - TERRIBLE) episode Code of Honor, in which Tasha is challenged to a duel to the death when the leader of Ligon pursues her as a mate. They even have a very …

BTP - RiffTreks - 05 - Up the Long Ladder

July 6th, 2020


Beyond Trek Productions brings you our latest Rifftrek as we watch an Irish-Trek classic, Up the Long Ladder.

BTP - Tech with Tato - 02 - Constitution Class

June 29th, 2020


Beyond Trek Productions presents a Tech with Tato episode that focuses on the Constitution Class starship. 



Beyond Trek - Episode 39 - The Character Assassination of Jean Luc Picard

June 22nd, 2020


Beyond Trek presents it's Capstone entry in our Character Assassination series. The spotlight falls on none other than the very man, myth, and most legendary Starfleet Captain himself - Jean-Luc Picard. Join us as we …

Beyond Trek - Episode 38 - The Character Assassination of the Synth

June 15th, 2020


From the Daystrom Institute to the Borg Reclamation Project and all the way out to Copellius Station, we wax synthetic about A500s, fractal neuronic clones, and how they drove (and crashed!) the plot of Star Trek …

Beyond Trek - Episode 37 - The Character Assassination of Narek & Narissa

June 1st, 2020


"Eaha ei'krih Alabama" is roughly the Romulan translation for "Sweet Home Alabama". We discuss incest, Romulan secrecy, motivations similar to Thanos …

Beyond Trek - Episode 36 - The Character Assassination of Cristóbal Rios

May 25th, 2020


The uncle that lets you sip his beer when your parents aren't watching, Cristóbal Rios. A pilot-for-hire with a traumatic past, a flair for …

Beyond Trek - Episode 35 - The Character Assassination of Raffi Musiker

May 18th, 2020


We call her "Space Mom". Raffi was Jean-Luc Picard's right hand officer during the Romulan evac planning. A mother and wife with a promising …

Beyond Trek - Episode 34 - The Character Assassination of Elnor

May 11th, 2020


He's the kid you knew in school who was a triple-black belt and would defend you and your lunch money. Elnor, also known as Space Legolas, is the …

Beyond Trek - Episode 33 - The Character Assassination of Agnes Jurati

May 4th, 2020


Cyberneticist Dr. Agnes P. Jurati. Morally ambiguous? In the wrong place at the wrong time? A character with integrity? An arc worth redemption? We discuss this and more in the Star Trek: Picard character assassina-, we …

Beyond Trek - Episode 32 - Picard Season 1 Postmortem

April 27th, 2020


With the first season of Star Trek: Picard behind us, we have an after-action roundtable that focuses on Jean-Luc Picard which kicks off the first in a series of character assassina-, we mean analysis...


Beyond Trek - Episode 31 - Star Trek Online and Star Trek Picard

April 20th, 2020


Star Trek: Online, a game released in February 2010 and built a rich and eventful post-Nemesis galaxy, just had their timeline upended by the events …

Beyond Trek - Episode 30 - Role Play and Community Outreach

April 13th, 2020


Fan content is one of the staples of Star Trek and we sit down with Mike aka ELH MK1 from YouTube as he talks about role playing games he runs, as …

BTP - Tech with Tato - 01 - Enterprise NX-01

April 6th, 2020


Beyond Trek Productions brings you the first in a series of technology breakdowns with Dag and our young tech authority, Tato, as they discuss the …

Beyond Trek - Episode 29 - Picard S01E10 Review

March 30th, 2020


Watney is in mourning. Dag is mad. And BigJ is glad. Find out why as Beyond Trek Podcast reviews an emotional season finale of Star Trek: Picard episode "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2".


Beyond Trek - Episode 28 - Picard S01E10 Preview

March 25th, 2020


We have a very interesting theory to share with you that will be big if true. We have the prediction straight from a Redditor named VerbotenPublish, …

Beyond Trek - Episode 27 - Picard S01E09 Review

March 23rd, 2020


The first part of a 2-episode season finale is here. The Fellowship of Picard, Ex-B's, and Synth prepare for the coming fleet of Zhat Vash. The Synth sanctuary has no shortage of surprises, either. All this in our …

Beyond Trek - Episode 26 - Picard S01E08 Review

March 16th, 2020


Augments. Control. Synth. Humanity has a thing for creating technology that becomes their own undoing. And what's this "Mass Effect" comparison that …

Beyond Trek - Episode 25 - Picard S01E07 Review

March 9th, 2020


Picard and Soji take refuge with old and dear friends of Jean-Luc. While the crew of the La Sirena try to shake a pursuer, we get an episode that …

Beyond Trek - Episode 24 - Picard S01E06 Review

March 2nd, 2020


If you thought Picard was at peace with his Borg experience by the end of First Contact then we'll show you otherwise as we go even deeper into Picard's PTSD, his reunion with a drone he debated using as a weapon …

Beyond Trek - Episode 23 - Picard S01E05 Review

February 24th, 2020


Ocean's 11 has nothing on Picard's 6 as we get an old-fashioned caper mixed with a prisoner exchange, where the players have secret agendas. All this …

Beyond Trek - Episode 22 - Picard S01E04 Review

February 17th, 2020


The Fellowship of the Picard continues as the crew makes a pit stop to pick up some muscle with a very Legolas vibe. We talk about this, Romulan …

Beyond Trek - Episode 21 - Picard S01E03 Review

February 10th, 2020


It wouldn't be Star Trek without shady villains and duplicitous higher up Starfleet officers. Was the attack on Mars an inside job? Is there a deeper …

Beyond Trek - Episode 20 - Picard S01E02 Review

February 3rd, 2020


The plot thickens. We get more insight on Jean-Luc Picard's reason to leave Starfleet, the deepening mystery behind the Romulans, and more in our …

Beyond Trek - Episode 19 - Picard S01E01 Review

January 27th, 2020


The wait is finally over! We have our first episode of Star Trek: Picard and the Beyond Trek crew gives their impressions and reactions of the first episode. We also got a special guest commentary from …

Beyond Trek - Episode 18 - Klingon Language

January 20th, 2020


Pour yourself a glass of Bloodwine and sit back for Dag, Watney, and special guest and Klingonist, loghaD, to discuss the Klingon language and its mainstream adoption. Qapla'!


Beyond Trek - Episode 17 - Star Trek Fan Fiction

January 13th, 2020


BigJ comes back from the holiday break (you didn't know we were on holiday?) to catch up with an old high school friend to talk about the Star Trek …

BTP - Notes with Nacho - 02 - Animated Short Treks

December 16th, 2019


BigJ pulls up a chair with his son Nacho to talk about the recent animated Short Treks, the first Star Trek animation production since before even …

Beyond Trek - Episode 16 - Rene Auberjonois Joins The Great Link

December 10th, 2019


BigJ, Dag, and Thriven reflect on the great Rene Auberjonois who gave us the unforgettable Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space 9. We talk about his roles …

Beyond Trek - Episode 15 - Generations Anniversary and New Picard Uniforms

December 9th, 2019


Dag and Watney celebrate the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: Generations. They also discuss the new uniforms for Star Trek: Picard.



Beyond Trek - Episode 14 - Star Trek 4 Back on the Menu

December 2nd, 2019


BigJ, Watney, and Dag review the recent announcement of Star Trek 4 (14) getting put back onto the front burner. What do we hope to see? What's with the contract disputes? Is this the last chance to save the Kelvin …

BTP - RiffTreks - 04 - Civil Defense

November 25th, 2019


Attention Bajoran workers. Your attempt to seize control of this podcast is going to fail. You are valuable listeners and we wish you no harm. …

BTP - Ronan's Reviews - 02 - Sub Rosa

November 18th, 2019


In this review, we have Ronan put down the Irish Whiskey long enough to express his disdain for Dr. Crusher having a trist with... a ghost.



BTP - RiffTreks - 03 - Sub Rosa

November 11th, 2019


Against everyone's better judgment, the gang powers through one of the more notorious TNG episodes, Sub Rosa.



Beyond Trek - Episode 13 - A Night of Star Trek and Whiskey

November 4th, 2019


What's better than Star Trek? Talking about Star Trek at a round-table of friends and some nice adult beverages. Join BigJ as he sits down with …

Beyond Trek - Episode 12 - Spook Trek

October 28th, 2019


In this special crossover episode, Beyond Trek Podcast joins up with Night of the Living Podcast. Join BPT's BigJ and NOTLP's Freddy as they …

BTP - Letters from the Front - 02 - War is Hell

October 21st, 2019


They say "War is Hell". This Mini Trek is an anthology of stories taking place during the Dominion War.

Segment 1 "The Fall of Betazed" featuring:

Beyond Trek - Episode 11 - The Motionless Picture 40th Anniversary

October 14th, 2019


Join BigJ, Dag, and TatoAthority (no that's not a typo) as they dive into the recent 40th Anniversary theatrical re-release for Star Trek: The Motion Picture.



Beyond Trek - Episode 10 - NYCC 2019 Review: More Discovery! More Picard!

October 9th, 2019


BigJ, Dag, and Watney review the Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard news and trailers from the Star Trek Universe Panel - Hulu Theater at …

Beyond Trek - Episode 9 - Cincinnati Comic Expo 2019

October 7th, 2019


Join BigJ, Dag, Tato, and Nacho as we talk about the recent Cincinnati Comic Expo at Duke Energy Convention Center and the fans that dressed up as their favorite actors and characters. You can find an album of some …

BTP - Federation News Network - 01

October 2nd, 2019


The Federation News Network, where news comes first. Featuring: 

Ben Kientz (L.A. based actor/artist)( as Meredith Salvo and the Chief

Top as Richie Zobel

Dag as Yenta

and Thriven as the Cadet

BTP - RiffTreks - 02 - The Doomsday Machine

September 28th, 2019


Who says you can't riff a semi-serious and dramatic TOS episode? We'll show you how as BigJ, Dag, special guest host Laure, Top, and Tato stare down the maw of The Doomsday Machine.


Beyond Trek - Episode 8 - Aron Eisenberg and the Great River

September 24th, 2019


The Star Trek fandom suffered the loss of our very own Aron Eisenberg, Nog from DS9, on September 21st 2019. BigJ, Dag, Top, and Tato get together to remember the actor behind a character that had arguably one of the …

BTP - RiffTreks - 01 - Move Along Home

September 16th, 2019


If you like RiffTracks you'll love RiffTreks. We take some of the more notorious episodes across all of Trek and make comments and jokes as we go along. The gang watches Move Along Home. Allamaraine!


BTP - Caleb the Half Vulcan from Brooklyn - 01 - The Perils of Pon Farr

September 9th, 2019


Caleb, or K'Leb, is a half Vulcan from Brooklyn. Here, he talks to us about his 7-year itch during battle.



Beyond Trek - Episode 7 - Star Trek Online and the Discovery-Picard Impact

September 2nd, 2019


BigJ and Dag meet with Cryptic Community Manager, Mike, and discuss their upcoming content, voice actor work, and how Star Trek: Picard may affect the game. 



Beyond Trek - Episode 6 - Top 10 Voyager Memes

August 26th, 2019


The gang gets together for some fun analysis on 10 hysterical Voyager logic memes only true fans understand. An article courtesy of Kayleena Pierce-Bohen at Screen Rant:  

Beyond Trek - Episode 5 - Leave Nothing Behind

August 19th, 2019


BigJ, Dag, and special guest host Lauré dive into discussing and reviewing the recent release of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Documentary, What We Left Behind. 



BTP - Letters from the Front - 01 - Reaching Toward the Future

August 12th, 2019


Humanity has exposed themselves to the stars and other civilizations. But what about the regular man? How do average citizens feel? We hear from one …

BTP - Fragged! - 01 - The Inner Gaslight

August 5th, 2019


Captain Jay confronts his arch nemesis, Mirror Dag, who gives a critical review of the acclaimed "The Inner Light". Will Mirror Dag be victorious? Will he make you think about things you hadn't thought about. Tune your …

BTP - Notes with Nacho - 01 - Reman origins and Starfleet ship fragility

July 29th, 2019


BigJ and his son, Nacho, sit down for a chat and random musings on Star Trek. Topics include Reman origins, fragile Starfleet ships, and those spindly warp nacelles on the Enterprise-J. 


Beyond Trek - Episode 4 - The Argus Array: Spying on /r/Picard

July 26th, 2019

49:03 has positioned themselves to be the primary community on Reddit for the upcoming show Star Trek: Picard. We're getting a report from our inside man, Argus, on the explosive growth of this community …

Beyond Trek - Episode 3 - Beyond Trek Podcast & Phantastic Geek

July 22nd, 2019


BigJ, Marie, and Dag catch up with Matt and Peter from Phantastic Geek. We talk about Trek podcasts all going for a piece of the pie and building an audience on social media. 



Beyond Trek - Episode 2 - San Diego Comic Con 2019: Discovery, Short Treks, Lower Decks, Picard, oh my!

July 21st, 2019


BigJ, Marie, and Dag are coming down from cloud 9 on all the excitement for the new Trek news and give their takes and analyses on all the announced Trek content, including some out-of-this-world casting surprises. 

BTP - Ronan's Reviews - 01 - Up the Long Ladder

July 15th, 2019


BigJ sits down with an...eccentric reviewer and discusses likes and dislikes of a culturally notorious TNG episode, Up the Long Ladder.


Beyond Trek - Episode 1 - Who is the Number One Pupper?

July 11th, 2019


Another poster for Star Trek: Picard is here! And it shows Jean-Luc looking over his vineyard with his good doggo at his side. BigJ, Marie, and Dag …

Beyond Trek - Episode 0 - A podcast about nothing

July 8th, 2019


BigJ, Marie, and Dag set out on a new adventure with a new, less serious, more fun, podcast format. We'll have Star Trek news, events, skits, …

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